United Nations First Permanent Forum of People of African Descent, December 2022 – Advocacy and Action on Human Rights, Equalities, Recognition and Justice
The United Nations 1st Permanent Forum of People of African Descent (PFPAD) takes place at the Palace of Nations, Geneva, 5-8 December 2022. Organised via the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in consultation with an independent panel of human rights experts drawn from around the world, this international gathering will address…
Daffodils and Snow: Whose Language Matters? Part 1. A Conversation about Decolonising How We Teach, Learn, and Research
Three multilingual members of the Decolonial Dialogues co-editorial team – Riadh Ghemmour, Maica Gugolati and Carol Ann Dixon – present December’s jointly authored blog in order to critically reflect on the question, “Whose language matters?” Their research perspectives are informed by the decolonial praxis and scholar-activism of key luminaries – including Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Gayatri…
‘Deconstructing Institutional Racism through a Decolonial Lens’ (recorded event) – 14 October 2020
On Wednesday 14 October 2020, Decolonial Dialogues and Race, Ethnicity and Education Network (REEN), University of Exeter, UK hosted a virtual artist’s talk, featuring musician and activist, Pravini Baboeram producer of the documentary ‘The Uprising’ Within this joint virtual artist’s event, Pravini and all correspondents discussed the genesis of the movie, and shared, in details,…
SEAC Seminar Series: Roundtable on Decolonising Higher Education (30/9/2020)
On Wednesday 30th September 2020 (12.00-13.30 BST) SEAC will host an online roundtable discussion themed around ‘Decolonising Higher Education’ in relation to the Southeast Asian region, and beyond. The three participating speakers are: Dr Leon Moosavi (Director of the University of Liverpool in Singapore), Tamara Soukotta (PhD Researcher, Leiden University), and Dr Lisa Tilley (Lecturer…
But forest bathing is not new to Indigenous communities: it is a way of life!
Picture taken on 28 February 2019 by Indigenous (Kabyle) friend, Koceila Ait Slimane. View showing a part of his Indigenous village (Tassaft) and the snowy mountains of Djurdjura (Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria) By Riadh Ghemmour (PhD candidate, University of Exeter, UK) In this current blog, I discuss how the global pandemic affected the psychological wellbeing of many…
To Decolonize Plans. A Flesh Call.
@MaicaGugolati “self-portrait of pain” cropped figure